In the face of trials, if our focus is on God and the big picture of His Kingdom, He will rescue us - either in this life or the next. God can affect our minds through His Spirit, and we are to be involved in the process of stirring up the Spirit.
United Church of God Pastor and Chairman of the Council of Elders
Dr. Donald Ward serves as chairman of the Council of Elders. He pastors churches in Texas and Louisiana, and teaches at Ambassador Bible College in Cincinnati, Ohio. He holds a BS degree; a BA in theology; a MS degree; a doctor’s degree in education from East Texas State University; and has completed 18 hours of graduate theology from SMU.